Lee Cundangan

Lee Cundangan Lee studied AB Communication Arts at University of Santo Tomas and M.A. in Theater Arts at University of the Philippines-Diliman.

She maintains two blogs; writes for print media outlets Mega Publishing and Daily Tribune; and has produced the UNFPA and Levi Strauss newsletters.

She is an event management director and an artistic director for two community-based theater organizations. She is also a theater workshop facilitator at ABS-CBN Design and Talent Center, various schools and non-profit organizations.



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UNICEF, Tanghalang Pilipino Team Up for HIV/AIDS AwarenessUNICEF, Tanghalang Pilipino Team Up for HIV/AIDS Awareness
January 7, 2014

Tanghalang Pilipino (TP), in partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), is currently touring Layeta Bucoy's one-act play 'Melanie,' one of BroadwayWorld.com's most unforgettable plays of 2013.

13 Unforgettable Plays, Musicals of 201313 Unforgettable Plays, Musicals of 2013
January 2, 2014

Proving that theater is a powerful tool not just to entertain, each performance showed unforgettable life lessons for the audience. BroadwayWorld.com has narrowed down to 13 of these theatrical productions: 2013's most unforgettable plays and musicals.

BWW Reviews: SANDOSENANG SAPATOS by Tanghalang PilipinoBWW Reviews: SANDOSENANG SAPATOS by Tanghalang Pilipino
December 6, 2013

'Sandoseng Sapatos' returns for a Christmas run from Saturday, December 7 to Sunday, December 15 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) Tanghalang Huseng Batute.

BroadwayWorld Best Actress Rachelle Ann Go Bags the Role of GigiBroadwayWorld Best Actress Rachelle Ann Go Bags the Role of Gigi
November 22, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com Awards-Philippines' 2012 Best Actress in a Musical, Rachelle Ann Go, is poised to play the role of Gigi Van Tranh, a disillusioned prostitute, in the highly anticipated 25th anniversary revival production of 'Miss Saigon,' which opens at the Prince Edward Theatre in London on May 3, 2014.

In DER KAUFMANN, 'Art Can Torture'In DER KAUFMANN, 'Art Can Torture'
October 19, 2013

Closing this weekend is Tanghalang Pilipino's brilliantly crafted retelling of William Shakespeare's 'Der Kaufmann' ('The Merchant of Venice').

Photo Flash: THE PRODUCERS Publicity Photos RevealedPhoto Flash: THE PRODUCERS Publicity Photos Revealed
October 7, 2013

Repertory Philippines presents its 76th theater season's closing production, Tony Award-winning musical "The Producers," which opens on Friday, November 15 at Onstage Theater in Greenbelt 1, Makati City.

Review Roundup: BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS by TrumpetsReview Roundup: BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS by Trumpets
October 3, 2013

As an early Christmas gift, Trumpets, Asia's first professional gospel theater group, known for original Filipino musicals such as 'First Name' and 'Little Mermaid'--shows with strong moral and spiritual messages--brings to Meralco Theater another family-centric production, 'The Bluebird of Happiness,' which runs until Sunday, October 20.

Win Tickets to THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, 9/29Win Tickets to THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, 9/29
September 25, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com (BWW) and Dulaang UP, University of the Philippines (UP) resident theater company, are giving away two pairs of tickets to Dulaang UP's 38th season play "The Duchess of Malfi/Dukesa ng Malfi." Those lottery tickets will be accepted on Sunday, September 29, for the 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. closing performances at UP's Wilfirido Ma. Guerrero Theater.

BWW Interviews: Vince Tanada Talks Music, Intensity of BONIFACIOBWW Interviews: Vince Tanada Talks Music, Intensity of BONIFACIO
September 20, 2013

For more than a decade now, the Philippine Stagers Foundation (PSF) has been growing steadily by producing original Filipino plays, which not only reaped major awards but have also developed a strong following all over the country. Unlike PSF's earlier productions 'Cory ng Edsa' and 'Joe, The Filipino Rock'sical,' the group's latest production,'Bonifacio, Isang Sarsuwela,' seems to have something different compared to its predecessors.

Review Roundup: LORENZO, A New Rock MusicalReview Roundup: LORENZO, A New Rock Musical
September 11, 2013

Multi-awarded Filipino film actor Christopher de Leon is the executive producer of 'Lorenzo,' a new rock musical, featuring music by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and book and lyrics by Juan Ekis, Paul Dumol and Joem Antonio. It runs at SDA Theater, 5/F College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila until Saturday, September 14 with 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. performances.

Disturbing Play THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Opens TonightDisturbing Play THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Opens Tonight
September 11, 2013

Dulaang UP (DUP), a student theater organization at the University of the Philippines (UP), stages 'The Duchess of Malfi,' one of the most controversial and shocking Jacobean tragedies--written during the reign of King James I of England. The play opens tonight, September 11, at Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater at UP Diliman. DUP Founding Director and Professor Emeritus Tony Mabesa directs.

Photos: Christmas-Themed Musical BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS Meets the PressPhotos: Christmas-Themed Musical BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS Meets the Press
September 10, 2013

As an early Christmas gift, Trumpets, Asia's first professional gospel theater group, known for original Filipino musicals such as 'First Name' and 'Little Mermaid'--shows with strong moral and spiritual messages--brings to Meralco Theater another family-centric production, 'Bluebird of Happiness,' starting Friday, September 27.

Review Roundup: Rep PH Presents ALICE IN WONDERLANDReview Roundup: Rep PH Presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND
September 5, 2013

Repertory Philippines for Young Audiences (formerly Rep's Children's Theatre) celebrates 21 years via its third restaging of 'Alice in Wonderland' from last month until Sunday, December 15 at Onstage, 2/F Greenbelt 1, Makati City.

UP Rep Pays Tribute to UP Alum Lean Alejandro; 9/9-21UP Rep Pays Tribute to UP Alum Lean Alejandro; 9/9-21
September 2, 2013

Revisiting scenes from the tumultuous Martial Law era in the Philippines to the People Power Revolution, up to Leandro Legara Alejandro's untimely death in 1987, the play "Lean," based on respected singer/songwriter Gary Granada's "Lean, the Musical" (1997), runs at UP's Dalisay Aldaba Recital Hall from Monday, September 9 to Saturday, September 21.

Disturbing Play THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Opens 9/11Disturbing Play THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Opens 9/11
September 1, 2013

Dulaang UP (DUP), a student theater organization at the University of the Philippines (UP), stages 'The Duchess of Malfi,' one of the most controversial and shocking Jacobean tragedies--written during the reign of King James I of England. The play opens on Wednesday, September 11, at Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater at UP Diliman. DUP Founding Director and Professor Emeritus Tony Mabesa directs.

Dance Musical IBALONG Returns to CCP Till 9/15Dance Musical IBALONG Returns to CCP Till 9/15
August 30, 2013

Fresh from its successful two-day performance in Legazpi City, 'Ibalong,' produced by Tanghalang Pilipino, returns to the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino from last night to Sunday, September 15.

Cundall Addresses WICKED in Manila CriticsCundall Addresses WICKED in Manila Critics
August 17, 2013

With the coming of hit Broadway musical Wicked to Manila, James Cundall, CEO of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions Limited, one of the lead producers, is aware that not everybody is pleased with it. Without going into details, the producer points out that local theater companies are doing great in their own right; these negative reactions are unnecessary because there is room for both local and foreign shows. In as much as Wicked Manila would like to employ local talents, the touring company may only have administrative job openings for Filipinos--due to the show's limited run.

Win Tickets to THE MAIDS, 8/18Win Tickets to THE MAIDS, 8/18
August 12, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com and World Theatre and Music Project, a non-profit endeavour, in cooperation with MusicArtes and Theater Actors Guild (TAG) of the Philippines, are giving away two pairs of tickets to French playwright Jean Genet's "The Maids" (Les Bonnes).

BWW Reviews: ADARNA by Dulaang UP; Show Closes Today, 8/11BWW Reviews: ADARNA by Dulaang UP; Show Closes Today, 8/11
August 10, 2013

Once again, expect the unexpected from one of the country's avant-garde directors, Professor Jose Estrella ('Umaaraw, Umuulan, Kinakasal ang Tikbalang'), in Dulaang UP's 'Adarna,' the theater company's 38th season opener.

CINDERELLA:  A New Take On The Famous Rags to Riches StoryCINDERELLA: A New Take On The Famous Rags to Riches Story
August 8, 2013

Resorts World Manila (RWM), a one-stop entertainment and tourism destination, brings to the stage its third Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's production, Cinderella, which opens at Newport Performing Arts Theatre on Wednesday, October 9. According to RWM, Cinderella is bound to enchant Filipino audiences anew with its beautifully crafted sets and Marie Antoinette-ish costumes.



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